Eyes on the Universe: James Webb Space Telescope Completes Instrument Alignment Phase

The James Webb Telescope has successfully completed the alignment of its observation instruments in space and is ready to operate at full capacity.

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Its four powerful instruments, three image processors and a spectrometer, were successfully aligned with the main mirror (6.5 meters in diameter).

whose deployment ended in early January, two weeks after the launch of the James Webb Telescope (JWST) . ).

Each instrument has reached its “operational temperature” and is ready to be used, NASA explained in a statement.